The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 45 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.99% 4.13% 5.54%
As % of the General category 12.06% 11.24% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 11
Average daily rate
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£438 £321 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.18% -19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £100 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £418 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
373 267 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 41.40% 36.73% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 126 77
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 8
Average hourly rate £13.71 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £13.90 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £35.25 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 25 (22.73%) Banking
3 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
4 18 (16.36%) Retail Banking
5 16 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 16 (14.55%) Project Management
6 13 (11.82%) EPoS
7 12 (10.91%) UNIX
8 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (7.27%) WebSphere
10 8 (7.27%) Migration
10 8 (7.27%) Windows
10 8 (7.27%) HTML
10 8 (7.27%) Linux
11 7 (6.36%) CRM
11 7 (6.36%) Java
11 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
11 7 (6.36%) ITIL
11 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.36%) Automotive
11 7 (6.36%) Legal
11 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
11 7 (6.36%) Degree
12 6 (5.45%) Marketing
12 6 (5.45%) Credit Risk
12 6 (5.45%) Change Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) JBoss
3 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Firewall
1 3 (2.73%) Network Security
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) SAN
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.82%) OLTP
2 2 (1.82%) MySQL
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Ant
1 1 (0.91%) JUnit
1 1 (0.91%) JMeter
1 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 25 (22.73%) Banking
3 18 (16.36%) Retail Banking
4 7 (6.36%) Automotive
4 7 (6.36%) Legal
4 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.45%) Marketing
6 4 (3.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.91%) Electronics
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (30.00%) Analyst
2 26 (23.64%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.82%) Architect
5 7 (6.36%) Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.55%) Trainer
7 4 (3.64%) Administrator
8 3 (2.73%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Consultant
8 3 (2.73%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) IT Trainer
8 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (3.64%) CSS
3 3 (2.73%) JSP
3 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 3 (2.73%) J2EE
3 3 (2.73%) JSTL
4 2 (1.82%) Dojo
4 2 (1.82%) jQuery
4 2 (1.82%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.82%) XHTML
4 2 (1.82%) XML
4 2 (1.82%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (0.91%) Worklight
5 1 (0.91%) Servlets
5 1 (0.91%) SOAP
5 1 (0.91%) Struts
5 1 (0.91%) Web Services
5 1 (0.91%) JDBC
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) EPoS
2 6 (5.45%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.73%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) W3C
5 2 (1.82%) HACMP
5 2 (1.82%) PMI
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) BBC
6 1 (0.91%) DTV
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) UNIX
2 9 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) AIX
4 3 (2.73%) Solaris
5 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) MVS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.91%) HPUX
6 1 (0.91%) SUSE
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (16.36%) E-Commerce
3 16 (14.55%) Business Analysis
3 16 (14.55%) Project Management
4 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.27%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) CRM
6 7 (6.36%) ITIL
6 7 (6.36%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.45%) Change Management
8 5 (4.55%) Scrum
9 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (3.64%) Time Management
9 4 (3.64%) ERP
9 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.73%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.73%) Service Management
10 3 (2.73%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) Java
1 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.64%) SQL
3 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.82%) C
4 2 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (0.91%) C++
5 1 (0.91%) Perl
5 1 (0.91%) PHP
5 1 (0.91%) XAML
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.91%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.91%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) ISEB
2 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.91%) PMP
4 1 (0.91%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
1 2 (1.82%) COREP
1 2 (1.82%) FINREP
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.82%) GPFS
2 1 (0.91%) NFS
2 1 (0.91%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.91%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.91%) Control-M
3 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.91%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.91%) YaST
3 1 (0.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
2 6 (5.45%) SAP
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle
2 6 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (2.73%) F5
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.73%) VMware
4 2 (1.82%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.82%) Intel
4 2 (1.82%) NetApp
5 1 (0.91%) Sybase
5 1 (0.91%) HP
5 1 (0.91%) Sun
5 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.91%) Informatica
5 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.91%) Symantec
5 1 (0.91%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: 450 per day
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